Tag: Heaven

Parting With Possessions

Many first-century Christians had to face persecution the likes of which few of us today have ever seen. Persecutors would plunder Christians’ property. How would you react if because you were a Christian your belongings were confiscated? The recipients of the letter of Hebrews had taken the spoiling of their goods joyfully (Hebrews 10:34). How…

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Generation D

Where do people get the idea that life owes them? How can they think God will give them anything they want? I’m not just talking about children and teenagers. Plenty of middle-aged and even some retired persons have this attitude. Maybe their parents spoiled them. Perhaps they have watched too many movies with a fairy…

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Be Not Weary In Well-Doing

But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing” (II Thessalonians 3:13). As a Christian, I know that I want to do the very best to be the most faithful Child of God that I can be. I strive to put God first every day, and I plan to continue to teach my children to…

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Climb the Bank

When I was a young boy of fourteen, I lived in the country seven miles south of Trenton, Texas. I enjoyed walking in the country across cow pastures and playing in the creek. On one hot Summer afternoon I went further down the creek than ever before. I crawled through a large culvert under the…

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